More Highlights for Ken Smith
Ken Smith and Lena Tillett set to anchor the new hour of news beginning June 3 No matter when you wake up, WRAL News is there for you! Beginning June 3, it’s even easier to catch your favorite local news
Three CBC’ers recently joined the growing list of employees who have earned diplomas from Leadership Triangle. ATC Event & Conference Services Coordinator Fernanda Araujo, DBBC Director of Corporate Partnerships Nick Bavin, and WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Ken Smith completed the 2018 Regional
Hurricane Irma caused massive devastation to the US Virgin Islands during early September, 2017.
In response, the US ARMY 602 medical company – based at Fort Bragg, North Carolina – deployed on recovery and medical mission to ST. Thomas. WRAL reporter Ken Smith and photojournalist Richard Adkins flew with the military team to document the effort.
While there, another hurricane named Maria approached ST Thomas. The 602nd medical company had to temporarily suspend their activity and transfer to a Navy ship for safety until Hurricane Maria passed by.
WRAL news anchor: Kathryn Brown
Aired: September 17, 2017
Hurricane Irma packed category 5 winds when it slammed into the Virgin Islands around September 10, 2017. The devastation was enormous. WRAL reporter Ken Smith is from St. Thomas in the US Virgin Islands and was anxious to see his parents and extended family and friends.
Ken and photographer Richard Adkins were able to fly down to the islands with the ARMY 602 medical company out of Fort Bragg, North Carolina. The US ARMY was deployed to assist with medical needs and recovery missions.
Watch this touching video of Ken reconnecting with his mother. Plus, Ken and Richard see the devastation that Hurricane Irma left in her wake.
News anchor: Cullen Browder.
Saturday, September 16, 2017.
Ironically the coats sorting for WRAL-TV’s 2016 Coats for the Children Campaign had to be rescheduled due to the winter weather Mother Nature dished out in early January. However, volunteers, including WRAL-TV Anchor/Reporter Ken Smith, gathered at the Salvation Army